Tag: Funding

Federal budget includes roadmap for digital tax, emergency CBC funding

The Trudeau government's first budget in more than two years includes a roadmap for introducing a Digital Services Tax (DST) that would be applied...

Amazon Prime Video commits $1.25M to support Canada’s BIPOC production community

Amazon Prime Video has announced a $1.25 million (CAD) commitment to support the Canadian BIPOC TV and film production community under a new partnership...

TV & Film News – DGC urges an end to Telefilm...

The Independent Filmmakers Committee of the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC), led by Clement Virgo, has published a “Directors Manifesto” calling for an overhaul...

CBC/Radio-Canada debunks reports it’s received $33.7M pandemic bailout

The public broadcaster is taking aim at reports it's being granted a $33.7 million federal COVID-19 bailout. CBC/Radio-Canada issued a press release late Monday attempting...

$50M in COVID-19 insurance support announced for film & TV industry

The federal government has announced temporary support to get Canadian film and television productions, unable to get COVID-19 insurance, back on set. Canadian Heritage Min....

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Throne speech pledges to ‘address...

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) says it remains optimistic revisions to the Broadcasting Act will be introduced during the upcoming session of parliament, following Wednesday’s...

$500M in federal relief earmarked for arts, culture and sports sectors

The Canada Media Fund (CMF), is among the organizations welcoming $500 million in emergency COVID-19 relief for the arts, culture, sports, and media sectors,...

Banff Accelerator for Women in the Business of Media gets $2M...

The Banff World Media Festival kicked off with a major federal funding announcement aimed at empowering women in business, and in particular female entrepreneurs...

Bell Let’s Talk Day raises $7.2 million in support of mental...

Bell says this year's Bell Let's Talk Day raised $7,272,134.95 for Canadian mental health programs. Total Bell Let's Talk Day messages of support Wednesday amounted...

NCRA/ANREC wants campus stations designated ‘essential services’

The National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA) wants all campus-based radio stations and established student media organizations designated as essential services, following a...

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